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Ss20 Strengthening Transboundary Water Security Adaptive Management To Reduce Climate Change Vulnerability

World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
Special session 20: Strengthening Transboundary Water Security Adaptive Management To Reduce Climate Change Vulnerability
Author(s): Robert G. Varady
Christopher A. Scott
Robert G. Varady
Christopher A. Scott
Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy
The University of Arizona
Presented at the joint session
Water security, science, systems and policy
World Water Congress XV – International Water Resources Association
Edinburgh, Scotland – 26 May 2015

Oral:

Abstract
Mileposts for today’s talk
  • What do we mean by water security and adaptive capacity?
  • Transboundary asymmetries
  • Water-climate research in border regions
  • Changing institutions
  • Transboundary science-policy dialogues for climate mitigation & adaptation
  • A water security network in the arid Americas and implications for elsewhere
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